People & Politics

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

List of African Countries and Their Presidents (2022)

This is a list of African countries and their presidents, heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 2022.

Top 20 Richest Men in Africa 2022: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest man. His net-worth is estimated at $13.5 billion.

Belgium Returns Patrice Lumumba’s Tooth to Family 61 Years After His Murder

Belgian authorities have returned a tooth belonging to the murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice Emery Lumumba

Updated: Top 10 Oldest Presidents in Africa, 2022

Paul Biya is the oldest president in Africa and the oldest president in central Africa. He is also the second-longest-ruling president in Africa.

Billionaires in Africa: These are the Youngest Billionaires in Africa (Forbes, 2022)

According to Forbes' 2022 World Billionaires rankings, Tanzania's Mohammed Dewji is the Youngest Billionaire in Africa. The youngest billionaire in Africa comes in at just 45 years old, with the seventh youngest being 58 years old. "Africa's youngest billionaire title is...

Rwanda Remembers Victims of 1994 Genocide

Today, 7th April, 2022, marks 28 years since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda in which over 800,000 people were killed in 100 days of inhumane slaughter.

Top 25 Most Beautiful Black Actresses in the World, 2022

Top 25 Most Beautiful Black Actresses in The World, 2022: From Megalyn to Thuso Mbedu, these are some of the most beautiful black actresses in the world.

South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dies at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90. His death was confirmed in a statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa. It marked "another chapter of bereavement in our nation's farewell to...

Dr Sian Proctor, the First Black Woman to Pilot a Spacecraft

On September 15, 2021, Sian Proctor became the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft and the fourth Black woman to go to space.

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The Virginia Killing Act of 1669: the Law That Made It Legal to Kill a Slave

The Virginia casual killing act of 1669 declared that, should a slave be killed as a result of extreme punishment, the master should not face charges for the murder.

The Creation Story of the Akamba People of Kenya

In the beginning, Mulungu the creator is said to have formed a man and a woman in heaven before placing them on a rock in on earth, where it is said that their footprints, as well as the footprints of their animals, can still be seen today.

Bussa’s Rebellion of 1816, the Largest Slave Revolt in Barbadian History

The largest slave rebellion in Barbadian history took place during the Bussa uprising in April 1816. The rebellion takes its name from the African-born...

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

Cornelius Frederiks: the Namibian Captain Who Was Locked Up in a Concentration Camp for Fighting Against German Colonialists

Cornelius Frederiks was a Namibian freedom fighter who actively fought a guerrilla-style war against German colonialists during the Herero-Nama war of 1904.